Support is only a phone call away. Contact Hospice of Holland at 616.396.2972 for more information about support groups and to register. Evening groups meet from 5:30pm to 7:00pm unless otherwise indicated.
Going Solo — An ongoing support group for anyone who has experienced the death of a spouse. Meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 10:30 am to noon.
Journeys — Life becomes unbalanced after the death of a spouse/partner. This workshop gives spouses/partners the opportunity to explore their grief. Topics include raising children, financial concerns and reinvesting in the future. Most appropriate for individuals approaching midlife. Meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.
Understanding Grief — An educational seminar for adults in understanding and coping with the grief process. Group schedule is based on participant registration.
Grown Up Tears — Losing a parent as an adult can make an individual feel that the world is a whole different place. Join with others who have similar stories to learn, share, and explore those losses. Group schedule is based on participant registration.
Dementia Caregiver Support — For caregivers of Hospice of Holland patients with dementia. Meets every second Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, and every fourth Thursday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Register by calling the Counseling Services Director at 616.396.2972. Please call at least one week in advance if respite care is needed.
Annual Memorial Service: Hospice of Holland’s annual Memorial Service offers an evening to remember, to reflect, and to move forward with hope. Held each May, this service offers family members and staff the opportunity to honor and celebrate loved ones who have died the previous year.
Camp Hope — A camp for grieving children. Music, writing, art and movement are used to help children explore and heal their grief. Meets first week in August.
Kids Grieve Too — Death and dying are often difficult for children to understand. This group offers age-appropriate activities to assist children in understanding and coping with the loss of a loved one or friend. Meeting in The Loft, our center designed for children and teens, children can experience privacy and comfort while sharing their stories of grief and loss. Group scheduled based on participant registration.
Teenage Grief Support — Caught between childhood and adulthood, teens can be left with a wide range of emotions and concerns when a friend or loved one dies. This program can help teenagers understand and cope with the loss of a loved one. Group scheduled based on participant registration.
Register for a group:
Call 616.396.2972 for current group schedule and registration. All evening groups meet from 5:30pm to 7:00pm unless otherwise indicated.